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Workforce Initiatives

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The Chandler Chamber of Commerce supports business and our community by providing vital programs and services that attract and retain business while embracing our diversity. The Chamber is steadfastly committed to economic growth, workforce development, and building a stronger future.

Snapshot of Chandler's Current Workforce & Talent Pipeline

1 million

workers within a 30 minute commute

877.7K +

students in the talent pipeline


of adult residents have a bachelor's degree


regional universities and higher learning institutions.

*Data Source: City of Chandler



Goals of Our Workforce Development Plan

Our workforce development plan presents immediate and long-term strategies:

1. Strengthen Chandler’s workforce skills

2. Build the talent pipeline

3. Drive collaborative, community wide partnerships

We can Work together to meet our goals. How does Your Company Benefit From Being a Partner?

The Chandler Chamber wants to partner with your company to enhance our community's workforce development and talent pipeline. By joining forces, your company will:

1. Enhance workforce skills for current and future employees

2. Increase employee retention rates

3. Build brand awareness for your company

4. Meet other community partners



Below are additional services and resources that can positively impact your workforce:


Together Towards Tomorrow: Our Partnership Pledge

As economic partners we work to define Chandler’s workforce needs and align the resources needed to develop the talent pool using workforce training and recruitment strategies to meet the demand for high quality, qualified talent.

Work-Based Learning 

The Chandler Chamber Foundation fosters collaborative dialogue among businesses, educational institutions, and public community partners.  This ongoing conversation revolves around addressing the workforce requirements of our businesses and exploring opportunities to bolster educators, students, and families, contributing to the development of a robust talent pipeline. Work-based learning opportunities include:

- Internships

- Externships

- Apprenticeships

- Job Shadowing

- Tours



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Education and Workforce Committee

The Chandler Chamber's Education and Workforce Committee works to create a stronger, highly skilled workforce through partnerships between businesses and educational institutions throughout Chandler.


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The Chandler Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides scholarships to students who are currently attending or plan to attend Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Recipient(s) must have demonstrated engagement through involvement in the local the community. Scholarship applications open in the spring and recipient(s) are announced at the annual Chandler Chamber Community Awards.

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Discover more resources in our Workforce Readiness & Career Development Hub

1 - Photo Source: City of Chandler

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